There are aspects of our family heritage that we love and that are supportive to our lives. This can include positive qualities
It's called the Campsite Rule. If you've listened to Dan Savage's sex advice podcast, you've probably heard it. The idea goes like this: when two people are in a relationship the more experienced person has the responsibility to leave their partner better than how they found them.
Different partners draw out of us different emotions -- some we didn't even know we had -- and sustaining a relationship becomes tedious from both ends. But we must ensure that at least we're doing our part. So how do we navigate it through it all and improve the quality of our love?
Whether we like it or not, we are ALL fed this FAIRY TALE story about relationships our entire lives only to realize that the real work begins when the newness wears off and LIFE starts to happen. Happily ever after is possible but maybe just not every hour of every day!
We never need to give up on anyone; even our seemingly negative friendships might still be salvaged through bringing more compassion into the mix. And if not, then as the 14th century meditation master warned us, it's our job to compassionately cut them out.
"Think of being depressed in a literal way--as actually being pressed down into a smaller, uncomfortable, more limited version
Parenting. A world in which every choice made can simultaneously be the best and worst choice for everyone involved, depending on who you talk to. No pressure, right? Well, I've decided to throw my own opinions-on-parenting hat in the ring, even though I don't have any children... yet.
In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?
Our description of WHY will fill the recipient with a deep feeling of appreciation that makes our words resonate with them long after they have been said. It also gives them an opportunity to tell you WHY they love you.
Gearing up for Valentine's Day? So are retailers. We spend a fortune trying to get cupid on our side-last year's sales climbed to nearly $19 billion. And even though the dipped berries, roses, and wining and dining can be nice, two new research studies reveal we just may want to rethink our Valentine's M.O.